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She wore blue for her baby brother.<p>Nothing is quite as it seems in Wind Gap, Missouri.<p>No, Harry and Meghan aren't on the list.<p>The <i>Sharp Objects</i> writer knows women can be just as brutal as men. “Power can be bloody whether it's a patriarchy or a matriarchy.”<p>Hi, "steamy romance" category.<p>We've got …

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Sir Alex Ferguson's best quotes

<b>On Ryan Giggs</b> "I remember the first time I saw him. He was 13 and just floated over the ground like a cocker spaniel chasing a piece of silver paper …

Alex Ferguson retires: Manchester United manager's greatest quotes

Sir Alex Ferguson's trophy-laden reign at Manchester United has been illuminated by his often fiery rhetoric. From withering put-downs to sparkling praise, the Scot has eye for an apposite phrase and has created a catalogue of memorable quotes.<p>Here, we look at some of the most notable....<p><b>On his</b> …

The Best Soccer Manager in History — And a Beautifully Angry Man — Retires

<b>In the coming days,</b> there will be plenty of rightful celebration over Sir Alex Ferguson's successes. The longtime Manchester United manager, who announced today that he'll retire at the end of this season (the championship of which United has already technically won), was the best soccer manager in …

Alex Ferguson retires - how to replace a legend: in pictures - Telegraph

Carlo Ancelotti leads tributes to Sir Alex Ferguson in Italian press

Even in Italy, Sir Alex Ferguson attracted major attention. Gazzetta dello Sport dedicated a two-page spread to the outgoing Manchester United …

in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/football/gallery/2013/may/09/sir-alex-ferguson<p>720<p>The Guardian and Observer's award winning photographer has been …

David Moyes must first confront the Wayne Rooney conundrum

In an upstairs room of his home office, on the edge of the Ribble Valley, there is a framed photograph on David Moyes's wall of a time when …

Manchester United Go Two Down. Rooney Might Make It Three

Behind the scenes at top soccer club Manchester United, all is not well. The story of the week is the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson, a manager whose presence and force of will has made the difference between winning and losing at one of the world’s richest clubs. But he is not the only one …

The Ripple Effects You Create as a Manager

Each one of us holds a set of beliefs and attitudes — a mindset — that determines how we interpret and respond to situations. That mindset shapes how we interact with others, and therefore it also affects the people we work with — in ways both subtle and profound. A person with a distrustful …

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Few Executives Are Self-Aware, But Women Have the Edge

So is the best man for the job a woman?<p>Research by Hay Group, culled from its 17,000-person behavioral competency database in 2012, finds that when it comes to empathy, influence, and the ability to manage conflicts in the executive level, women show more skill than men. Specifically, women are …

How to Listen When Someone Is Venting

Disclaimer: It’s probably not a good idea to read this before you eat.<p>I still remember how it felt when, as a medical student, I drained my first abscess in a patient. We called the procedure “I & D” which stands for “Incision and Drainage” (I told you not to read this just before you eat).<p>When you …

The Unexpected Antidote to Procrastination

A recent early morning hike in Malibu, California, led me to a beach, where I sat on a rock and watched surfers. I marveled at these courageous men and women who woke before dawn, endured freezing water, paddled through barreling waves, and even risked shark attacks, all for the sake of, maybe, …

The Secret to Effective Motivation

An interview with <b>Heidi Grant Halvorson</b> and <b>E. Tory Higgins</b>, authors of <i>Focus: Use Different Ways of Seeing the World to Power Success and Influence</i>. For more, see the article Do You Play to Win–or to Not Lose?<p>SARAH GREEN: Welcome to the HBR IdeaCast from Harvard Business Review. I’m Sarah Green. I’m …